Daily Archive: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Some good news out of Washington, for a change

Could there be any good news today? Yes, there is, and from a most unexpected place: Capitol Hill. As best I can make out, Congress has actually done something — several things. The Senate finally confirmed Loretta Lynch after months of inexcusable delay; they broke a partisan deadlock on a human trafficking bill; and Republican

Hawkins commission agenda includes wheel tax hike, hiring freeze

This will be the fifth consecutive month that the commission has had a wheel tax increase on its agenda. On each of the previous occasions it has either been withdrawn, defeated, or in the case of January’s meeting, withdrawn and then defeated. When the Hawkins County Commission meets on Feb. 27 it will be presented